Tag Archives: glaucoma

Fundus Photography: What You Need to Know

What is fundus photography? Of all the diagnostic imaging modalities out our disposal, fundus photography may seem to be the most basic. Fundus photography aims to replicate what we already see with our funduscopic exam, but it can provide more than just photographic documentation. Fundus photography can improve detection, patient …

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Nutrition, Exercise, and Eye Health

Nutrition, Exercise, and Eye Health

Pick a disease, any disease. If you told a patient that a healthy diet and regular exercise habits diminished their risk of acquiring that disease (or decreased the likelihood of that disease worsening if you already had it) they would likely believe it. Being “healthy” always sounds like a good …

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ZEISS Humphrey Field Analyzer of Today and Tomorrow

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This article has been written in partnership with Carl Zeiss Meditec, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists.😎 Perimetry has been the gold standard diagnostic modality of glaucoma care for many years, though recently it has begun to share that spotlight with OCT. Much of the literature that has solidified …

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Check Out This New Upgrade For CIRRUS HD-OCT

New Upgrade CIRRUS-HDOCT

This is article was written in partnership with Carl Zeiss Meditec, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists 😎 ZEISS Medical Technology is set to preview a new software upgrade for the CIRRUS HD-OCT We’ve got some exciting news! Our friends from ZEISS have told us the new CIRRUS …

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Downloadable Optometry Clinical Cheat Sheets!

optometry clinical cheat sheets

Throughout your optometric journey, you will undoubtedly learn more information than you can possibly remember. From general science to microbiology, pharmacology, ocular disease, anatomy, and physiology, there is just so much important clinical knowledge you need to cement in your mind at certain points throughout not only your academic career …

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Optometrist Laser Training

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Optometrist laser training is becoming increasingly more prominent. Laser procedures are quickly becoming a service either offered by optometrists, or at the very least, co-managed with ophthalmology. Because of this, optometry students today are undergoing training with lasers in school. Optometrist laser training is becoming more commonly available at externship …

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3D Eye – Try and Fuse These Retinal Images

3d eye try and fuse these retinal images

Try and fuse these retinal images, and discover what kind of vergence abilities you truly have! All of these retinal images depict patients with glaucoma. This article is not meant to be clinical in nature, but you can definitely brush up on your glaucoma by checking out some of the …

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Optometrists and Lasers

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Laser procedures are becoming an increasingly popular way to be more involved in your patients’ care, whether you are able to be licensed to perform them yourself or you co-manage care with ophthalmology. If you are considering becoming more involved with the post-operative care of your referred patients, knowing the …

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